Portland, OR – Injuries Follow Traffic Accident at NE Tillamook St near NE 44th AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (February 7, 2023) – A traffic accident was reported in the Portland area that ended in injury.
Calls for assistance were received by the Portland police Bureau on February 6 regarding a crash that occurred on Northeast Tillamook Street.
PPB reports indicate that a vehicle collision on Northeast Tillamook Street blocked the intersection with Northeast 44th Avenue. At around 11:29 a.m., the police and firefighters arrived at the site of the crash to help secure the area.
Paramedics responded to the scene of the crash to care for the injured victims. The injured parties were subsequently taken to a nearby hospital for additional medical attention.
At this time, the Portland Police Bureau is investigating the accident.
Our thoughts go out to those who have suffered injuries due to this traffic accident.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Tens of thousands of people are hurt in car accidents in Oregon each year. Innocent people are often left to deal with the damaging impacts of accidents caused by negligent drivers. Some of the most common factors in car crashes across their state include:
- Drivers who are intoxicated or under the influence of drugs.
- Motorists who pass stop signs were red lights at intersections.
- Mobile phone users who are distracted while driving.
- Motorists who fail to yield.
Any form of carelessness has the potential to seriously hurt other drivers sharing the road. Regrettably, the vast majority of accidents take place as a result of these and other acts of negligence. If you have been hurt as a result of a car crash that was caused by another person’s actions, a Portland car accident lawyer can help you take legal action.
After suffering injuries in an accident, you may be able to file a personal injury claim. This lawsuit is designed to provide you with financial relief for some of the damages and the losses that you face. This can include recovering compensation for:
- All of your lost wages related to your accident.
- Lost earning capacity due to being left permanently disabled.
- Medical expenses for immediate care needs.
- Long-term care expenses for in-home healthcare, rehabilitation, and even medical devices.
- Vehicle repair expenses.
- And more.
Taking quick legal action after your accident can make a significant difference when it comes to your ability to recover the maximum amount of compensation for these and other damages.
At Kivel & Howard, we understand how devastating and life-altering a car accident can be. For this reason, our Portland personal injury lawyers are committed to helping our clients receive the compensation they rightfully deserve and will tirelessly advocate on your behalf until you do. Our experienced legal team is 100% dedicated to obtaining justice for our clients after suffering serious injuries in car crashes. If you have suffered injuries due to a car crash, reach out to our Oregon personal injury law office at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case and get started on your road to justice.
Note: We utilize several outside sources when creating this accident news post for Kivel & Howard. Our sources include news and media outlets, state and local police incident reports as well as statements taken from individuals who have witnessed the accident. Because of this, the facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is inaccurate in our story, let us know and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post from our site upon request.
Disclaimer: These posts are written with the intent to provide Oregonians with overall driving and safety information in an effort to reduce the number of serious accidents that take place on our roads and highways. These posts are not intended to provide medical or legal advice of any kind. The photograph used in this story is not representative of the actual accident scene.